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Fares from $93 One Way, $155 Round Trip from Sarajevo to Istanbul

Prices starting at $155 for return flights and $93 for one-way flights to Istanbul were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Istanbul from Sarajevo

Route Information for Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJJ
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
Distance558 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:30AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:30AM UTC

Traveling from Sarajevo to Istanbul

Sarajevo International Airport

To fly out of Sarajevo, Bosnia, travelers need to travel approximately five miles southwest of Sarajevo to the Sarajevo International Airport. Finding flights from Sarajevo International Airport is easy with Orbitz.com, which lets travelers compare sales prices for different flight times and destinations. Austria Airlines is the commercial airline that flies out of Sarajevo International Airport

Parking at the Airport

Short- and long-term parking is available at Sarajevo International Airport. Short-term parking is charged by hour; long-term parking charges are calculated per day. Monthly parking passes are also available for a low cost for permanent parking in front of terminal B at the airport.

Getting to the Airport

Taxi service is available to the Sarajevo International Airport if you do not wish to drive your own vehicle and park in the airport parking areas. It takes approximately 20 minutes to get to Sarajevo International Airport by car when the traffic flow is good. Allow plenty of time to arrive before your flight departs; you can check flight departure times for outbound flights on the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

For those who get to the airport early and wish to have a snack or refreshment while they wait for their flights from Sarajevo to board, the airport has dining facilities available on the first floor. Near terminal B is a fast food location that offers food for departing passengers and those saying good-bye, a snack bar for ticketed passengers only, and a refreshment bar with alcoholic drinks and juices.

Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines will fly you straight from Sarajevo (SJJ-Sarajevo Intl.) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.), which means you won't have to stress about switching planes or missing your connecting flight on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Sarajevo to Istanbul?

If conditions are good and all goes as planned, you could be disembarking at Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) from Sarajevo (SJJ-Sarajevo Intl.) in as little as 1 hour and 55 minutes. With such a fast flight time, think about traveling with hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Sarajevo to Istanbul (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're on the hunt for the carrier with the most flights from Sarajevo Airport (SJJ-Sarajevo Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.), lock in your ticket with Turkish Airlines. This carrier has 59 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Istanbul?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Istanbul have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Istanbul with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Istanbul without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.